MILSA event in honour of NDTR @ Common Room, Robson Hall
Sep 29 @ 12:00 PM – Sep 30 @ 1:00 PM
MILSA event in honour of NDTR @ Common Room, Robson Hall

Please join the Manitoba Indigenous Law Students Association (MILSA) for a Traditional Feast in commemoration of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation at 12pm in the Common Room.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Sep 30 – Oct 1 all-day
Law Society of Manitoba launches The Path
Oct 2 – Oct 3 all-day

The Law Society of Manitoba will launch The Path on October 1st, 2023. This is a new educational program of New Indigenous Intercultural Awareness and Competency Training to be completed by practicing lawyers over the course of 18 months from its launch.

Learn more about The Path:


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – observed – university closed
Oct 2 – Oct 3 all-day
Law(yer) Strong noon drop-in @ Common Room, Robson Hall
Oct 3 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join Law(yer) Strong in the Common Room at 12:00 p.m. for an informal drop-in.

Dates for the 2023-24 school year are:  October 3, November 27, January 22, and March 11.

Law(yer) Strong Inc. is a non-profit organization with a goal is to improve the health of members of the legal community through support, connecting with therapeutic and specialized services; community and education.

Law(yer) Strong is supported financially by, and independent of: the Law Society of Manitoba and the Manitoba Bar Association.

Visit for more info.

2L Networking Event with Pitblado @ Pitblado Law
Oct 3 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
MLT Aikins Networking Event
Oct 4 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

More information to follow

PBSC Launch @ Common Room, Robson Hall
Oct 6 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Erin and Tyson, your 2023/24 Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC) Student Coordinators invite you to the launch of this year’s PBSC season. PBSC is a national organization with 22 chapters across the country. Each chapter pairs their law students with local non-profit and community organizations to provide free legal support to people and communities facing access to justice barriers. Our projects fall into three categories: research, public legal education, and clinical.  Our students work under the supervision of qualified, insured lawyers providing unparalleled learning and mentorship opportunities. Projects are limited to 3-5 hours of student volunteer time per week with breaks over exam periods.


Join us Oct 6th at 12pm in the Common Room for the Launch Event and Mandatory Training. Lunch will be served. Come listen to remarks from Justice Sharma on the topic of Access to Justice. Then walk across the hall to the Moot Court Room for our annual mandatory training session.

Desautels Centre presents: Senft Lecture in Family Business Law @ Online
Oct 10 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Desautels Centre presents: Senft Lecture in Family Business Law @ Online

The Faculty of Law and The Asper School of Business presents:

A joint collaboration between The Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and Law and The Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship

Join us for an insightful chat with Mr. Sanford Riley C.M.,O.M., LL.D. where we will discuss the intricacies of running a family business from the inside out.

Sanford (Sandy) Riley is the Chief Executive Officer of Richardson Financial Group Limited which is the major shareholder of Richardson Wealth, one of Canada’s largest wealth management firms.  He co-founded the company in 2003 after serving 10 years as President and Chief Executive Officer and later Chairman of Investors Group Inc.

Sandy currently serves as a Director of Molson Coors Beverage Company, RF Capital Group Inc., CPI Card Group which he is Chair and The Rideau Hall Foundation. He is also the Chairman of Board of The University of Winnipeg Foundation.

Whether you are a member of a family business or are considering starting one, this chat will provide valuable insights to help you navigate the unique challenges and opportunities that come with working with family. Don’t miss this chance to learn and gain practical tips for building a successful and sustainable family business. Register now to secure your spot!

Visit the Stu Clark Centre’s event page to register.

Runnymede Society: Implications of R v Bissonette and the Invocation of the Notwithstanding Clause @ Room 207 Robson Hall
Oct 11 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
The Runnymede Society invites the Robson Hall community to please attend the following talk:
Date: October 11, 2023
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Room 207
Speaker: Prof. Ryan Alford (Lakehead University)
Topic: Implications of R v Bissonette and the Invocation of the Notwithstanding Clause
We believe that this event holds significant educational and networking opportunities for our students and faculty members alike. The speaker, Ryan Alford, is a renowned expert in the field of Constitutional history and Development of the Rule of Law and has a wealth of knowledge to share. Their insights will undoubtedly contribute to the academic enrichment of our community.